Have been looking at lucene and ferret.
Have noticed that ferret takes ~463 seconds to index 200Mb of docs,
whereas lucene takes ~60 seconds.
I’m using the standard “get you started” sort of code provided by both
My ruby code is: (abridged)
@index = Index::Index.new(:path => inIndexPath)
Find.find(inRepositoryPath) do |path|
File.open(path) do |file|
@index.add_document(:file =>path, :content =>
My Java code is basically a direct port.
Has anyone else noticed this difference in speed? Am I doing something
wrong? Is this speed normal?
Any advice gratefully received.